Terahertz pulse shaping via optical rectification in poled lithium niobate

Lee, Y.-S.; Amer, N.; Hurlbut, W. C.
January 2003
Applied Physics Letters;1/13/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p170
Academic Journal
We demonstrate a technique for terahertz pulse shaping via optical rectification in the pre-engineered domain structure of poled lithium niobate crystals. The terahertz wave forms coincide with the crystal domain structures. The one-dimensional nonlinear wave equation simulates the experimental results with a good qualitative agreement.


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